L32A-XS 3.0 turntable ladder on a new low-floor chassis

By | 01.07.2020|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

In 2018, the following six Danish regions joined forces to jointly invite tenders for eight turntable ladders: Østsjællands Beredskab (Roskilde) Midtjysk Brand & Redning (Silkeborg) Østjyllands Brandvæsen (Aarhus Syd and Aarhus City) Beredskab Øst (Gladsaxe [...]

Sioux Falls Heavy Rescue 5

By | 01.06.2020|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

A heavy-duty US rescue pumper with an extensive range of special equipment for urban search and rescue operations. The vehicle fleet of the Sioux Falls fire department in South Dakota consists almost exclusively of Rosenbauer [...]

Special ET Class: the TLF 1800 for Georgia

By | 01.05.2020|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

The Rosenbauer ET (Efficient Technology) concept was specially developed, among other reasons, to facilitate the construction of Rosenbauer firefighting vehicle superstructures in the proven aluminum sheet and sandwich construction with all their advantages on a wide [...]

New Vehicle Fleet for Dubai Airport

By | 01.04.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

Dubai International Airport is the most important airport in the Middle East, and with 89.1 million passengers it is the third largest airport worldwide. The growing number of flights year after year poses a number of [...]

The Logical Outcome: The AT in its Third Generation.

By | 09.03.2020|Company & people, Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 5 minutes read

A key constant in the AT's success story is continuous change. The AT concept has always been subject to further development. Resourceful technicians, sales staff, purchasers, and other employees adapt the concept to market requirements [...]

Universal rescue vehicle up to 5.5 tons

By | 01.03.2020|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

In mid-2019, the Schönau an der Donau volunteer fire department was able to commission a a rescue vehicle with watertank (HLF1-W) conforming to the construction guidelines of the Lower Austrian Fire Brigade Union. The proved [...]

Changes in Vehicle Technology Pioneered by the Rosenbauer AT

By | 28.02.2020|Company & people, Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 6 minutes read

Compared to today, the number of municipal vehicles produced by Rosenbauer was tiny in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The reason for this was that the production was based on the framework engineering principle [...]

Touring the US and Canada: The CFT in North America (Part 1)

By | 10.02.2020|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

In the last couple of months the Concept Fire Truck was on the road in the US and Canada to present its innovative technology to fire departments across North America.   In Ventura County [...]

Industrial fire fighting vehicle for the Flemish port city of Antwerp

By | 01.02.2020|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

Brandweer Antwerpen is one of the largest firefighting departments in Belgium. In addition to protecting the city of Antwerp, it is also responsible for the safety of Europe's second largest port (total area approx. 152 [...]

Rosenbauer in Japan: A personal journey into the past

By | 27.01.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 7 minutes read

If, as a newly hired employee, you are asked to see the management in their office after just two weeks, this creates a lasting memory. And it really seems to me like yesterday that the [...]

Escape stairs: the height makes all the difference.

By | 20.01.2020|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

This may not be a well-known fact, but escape stairs are often an airport fire department's most commonly deployed vehicle. The essential purposes of escape stairs can be expressed in a nutshell as creating quick [...]

Wyndmoor Fire Rescue 82

By | 02.01.2020|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

A multifunctional aerial with first-attack qualities on a maneuverable Commander chassis. Since last year, Wyndmoor Hose Company No.1 has been operating with a new 55’ Articulating Cobra Platform (ACP). The vehicle combines no less than [...]

Two is always better than one: two HLF 40s for Hamburg Airport

By | 16.12.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

By now it is common knowledge that airport fire brigades have special requirements when it comes to their vehicles, but this vehicle - or rather this pair of vehicles (yes, two identical vehicles were delivered) [...]

“And suddenly I’m understood”: 3D visualization of aerial ladders

By | 10.12.2019|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

A sales representative has the 2D project drawing of the new aerial ladder lying on the table. He explains the new vehicle to the customer in elaborate terms. Both leave the meeting with their own [...]

The benefits are centre stage

By | 04.12.2019|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles| 5 minutes read

Since the introduction of the Concept Fire Truck (CFT) in autumn 2016, many fire departments and experts in the field had an opportunity to learn about the special functions and ergonomic benefits of the vehicle [...]

The ET in Slovenia

By | 01.12.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

... no, the ET is not a vehicle from another galaxy, but it does shine bright on the horizon of the Rosenbauer Group. Slovenian fire departments also put their trust in the Rosenbauer ET. They [...]

Majorca, better protected against wildfires

By | 01.11.2019|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

With more than 16 million tourists from all over the world, the Balearic Islands are an exceptional destination for tourists. There you will find more than 1,000 kilometres of coastline, some 400 beaches, five nature [...]

Specialty Vehicle for Emergencies: The Respiratory Protection Decontamination Equipment Truck

By | 01.09.2019|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

CURRENTA manages and operates one of the largest chemical zones in Europe - the CHEMPARK - with three locations in Leverkusen, Dormagen and Krefeld-Uerdingen, in the center of North Rhine-Westphalia. In addition to the infrastructure, [...]

Equipped for emergencies: special vehicles for the oil refining industry

By | 31.07.2019|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

Oil: still one of the most important raw materials today. It forms the basis of countless products, and thus has enormous influence on the world market. Prior to the final products being created, a large [...]

Engine Tanker 802: The new firefighting giant of the Willards Volunteer Fire Company, MD.

By | 01.07.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

With 3,000 g of water on board and a side-mounted pump with a maximum output of 2,250 gpm the new fire truck of the Willards Vol. Fire Company Inc. truly lives up to the “firefighting [...]

An all-rounder for the first attack!

By | 03.06.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

340 hp, 2,000 liters of water, 200 liters of foam - The AT rescue fire fighting vehicle of the AMAG Ranshofen plant fire department is impressive. This vehicle was conceptualized for the initial attack on [...]

Fast, agile & ready for action: The TMB 0/4000/0-42

By | 01.05.2019|Aerials, Vehicles| < 1 minute read

The requirements for the new emergency vehicle - an hydraulic platform B42 - for the company fire brigade of the industrial area Schwechat were enormous: Rescue of people in the industrial area, high equipment, blind spots, [...]

Safety mission for aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) vehicles – stability and driving dynamics

By | 17.04.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

As already mentioned in the last blog post about the electronic braking system EBS of ARFF vehicles and the electronic directional stabilization program ESC, safety awareness is becoming more and more important for the fire [...]

10 New Aerial Ladders for Frankfurt am Main

By | 27.03.2019|Aerials, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

The Frankfurt Fire Department is one of the largest in Germany. There are twelve fire and rescue stations scattered throughout the city with a total of over 1,000 firefighters. In addition, there are about 900 [...]

The CFT on snow and ice

By | 21.03.2019|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) went on tour again in February. This time it traveled in Scandinavia and stopped in Denmark, Norway, and Sweden. We also had the opportunity to make a tour stop at [...]

It’s all about Physics: Tipping

By | 11.03.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 5 minutes read

Current incidents underline that the overturning, i.e. tipping, of tank firefighting vehicles is currently a hot topic in the firefighting sector. Rosenbauer, as an innovation and world market leader, has always diligently dealt with the [...]

A milestone: The PANTHER at Vienna International Airport

By | 01.03.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

This was something we'd been fretting over... The PANTHER has been successfully performing its duties all over the world. Including at domestic airports in Austria: Graz, Innsbruck, Linz, Salzburg - no matter where you disembarked, [...]

AT Rescue Fire Fighting Vehicle for France

By | 01.02.2019|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

The SDIS 37 (the state fire brigade of the Departements Indre-et-Loi) relies on 2,160 firefighters to protect an area of 6,100 km2 as well as 610,000 residents. The "Tours Centre" fire department in the heart [...]

The E8000 for Australia

By | 01.01.2019|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

With the introduction of the new Super Jumbo Airbus A-380 in 2004, a whole new set of challenges was thrown to the Airport Fire Fighting Crews at major airports served. Besides the massive dimensions and [...]

In Focus: The Tiller of the Ventura County Fire Department

By | 03.12.2018|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

This is one of the most extraordinary fire engines in the world and enjoys cult status not only in the USA. We are talking about the Tiller ladder, a fully automated hydraulic aerial ladder on [...]

Even more safety for the PANTHER

By | 15.10.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

To provide the fastest possible assistance at airports, the PANTHER has a correspondingly high engine power and acceleration values. One of the many requirements is to quickly deliver large amounts of extinguishing agent to any [...]

In focus: B34 Trentino

By | 02.10.2018|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

Trento and Bolzano are autonomous provinces and thus unique in Italy. Amongst the tasks the province is undertaking independently is fire protection and, as a result, servicing the fleet of vehicles purchased for this purpose. [...]

In Focus: PANTHER 8×8 Airport Paris – Charles des Gaulle

By | 03.09.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

With 69.5 million passengers in 2017, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport is the tenth largest airport in the world and far and away France's busiest airport. To ensure the safety of its 32 km2 surface [...]

In Focus: Rosenbauer Avenger

By | 01.08.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

At the FDIC, the largest American firefighting exhibition, the new Avenger celebrated its debut in 2017. It is the high-end variant of the Rosenbauer custom chassis. Both outside and in, the new Avenger presents itself [...]

The possibilities of the electric drive!

By | 19.07.2018|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT), which was presented on the occasion of Rosenbauer's 150th anniversary in September 2016, is increasingly attracting the interest of fire departments and the public alike. It triggers astonishment, curiosity in [...]

In Focus: The CL-P of the Root Fire Department

By | 29.06.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

"Hello, I'm the new CL-Compact Line (CL-P) of the Root fire department. My story started in October 2014 when my requirements profile was created. In June 2016 it was time, and I was tendered together [...]

In focus: Escape Stairs E8000 at Singapore Changi Airport

By | 30.05.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Long before the first flight of the new Super Jumbo Jet, Airbus A-380 in April 2005, Changi Airport Emergency Service, always known as one of the most progressive Airport Fire and Rescue Services, was looking [...]

In focus: L32A-XS Landshut Fire Department

By | 02.05.2018|Aerials, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

When we looked at the tender documents in detail, we were faced with a few challenges initially. How could we fulfill the values and the technical requirements of the new aerial ladder L32A-XS of the [...]

In Focus: HAZMAT Decon at National 119 Rescue Headquarter

By | 03.04.2018|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

There is a saying about the "egg-laying and milk-giving wool-pig," which doesn't exist as far as we know. However, today I would like to introduce a concept that comes very close to it: The decontamination [...]

In focus: BUFFALO 6×6 AENA

By | 28.02.2018|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Almost a year after the delivery of the vehicles BUFFALO 6100/750/250 to Spanish Airports and Air Navigation (AENA), the wallpaper on his project manager's desktop from the static roll-over angle test performed on the prototype [...]

In focus: ET – Efficient Technology

By | 01.02.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| < 1 minute read

Since the middle of last year, Arabian fire departments are able to use the new Rosenbauer ET series (Efficient Technology). It’s all about efficiency in this vehicle concept. The ET series has a very high [...]

When Fire takes hold of Nature

By | 18.01.2018|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

Forest firefighting vehicles - deployed under the most extreme conditions. As a leading manufacturer of special vehicles, Rosenbauer's wildland firefighting application area is also a key focus. The competence center for forest and bush firefighting [...]

In Focus: The HLF 20 of the Heilbronn Fire Department

By | 02.01.2018|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| < 1 minute read

The history of the Heilbronn fire department goes back to 1460. A professional fire brigade was established in 1971, which currently comprises 86 members. The Heilbronn fire department is one of eight professional fire brigades [...]

In Focus: The AT RLFA 2000 of the Tolleterau Volunteer Fire Department

By | 28.11.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

It all started in April 2015. The vehicle committee of the Tolleterau volunteer fire department visited Rosenbauer's Plant 2 in Leonding to learn of the many different possibilities that the AT series has to offer, [...]

When it comes down to the final details …

By | 31.10.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Events| 3 minutes read

Thursday October 5, 2017: the big day - Airport Day. The day when the new PANTHER 8x8 is presented to customers and the international press for the first time. The day when it will showcase [...]

Green cities accelerate silently!

By | 18.10.2017|CFT (Concept Fire Truck), Innovation, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

The Concept Fire Truck (CFT) went on a trip to two European cities which are particularly committed to fighting against climate change: Oslo and Amsterdam. Norway benefits from hydroelectric energy and is massively advancing the issue [...]

A totally crazy idea. Until someone thought it was possible …

By | 28.08.2017|Aerials, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

From a small idea that is too crazy to be feasible, to an indispensable tool for saving human lives. The origins of the aerial ladder L32A-XS. It's sometimes surprising when you look back at how [...]

An exciting moment all over again

By | 08.06.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

One might think it's all just a matter of course by now. In 2012 the PANTHER 6x6 S, 2015 the PANTHER 4x4 & 6x6, and now the "King of Airports" – the new PANTHER 8x8. [...]

Experience the Future

By | 05.05.2017|Events, Innovation, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

FDIC 2017 Wrap-Up! The international Fire Department Instructor's Conference is the largest annual fire department trade fair in the USA, which is always held in the Convention Center in Indianapolis. This year, Rosenbauer had an [...]

Variability has a name: CL-P

By | 03.05.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| < 1 minute read

Anyone who sees a vehicle from this series can only guess at how many different application possibilities this new superstructure offers fire departments! Portable pump vehicle, small firefighting vehicle, logistics vehicle, equipment vehicle, or small rescue vehicle are all possible! Variability [...]

A new generation of hydraulic platforms is born

By | 31.03.2017|Aerials, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

In order to always be able to offer our customers an excellent and complete product catalog, we are continuously working on improving, expanding, and driving forward our product areas. Not only do we wish to [...]

Flexibility has a name: Compact Line!

By | 22.03.2017|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 2 minutes read

"The CL is the vehicle from Rosenbauer with the large, one-piece electric roll-up-type doors!" – Yes, that's right! But it is just one of the many variants with a special option from the CL options list. [...]

When speed is of the essence

By | 10.02.2017|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Heathrow, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, Singapore - there is one at almost every major airport in the world, but it still lives a rather unknown existence. It is one of the most important vehicles for fire [...]

BUFFALOs in the far North

By | 20.12.2016|ARFF Vehicles, Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

A number of interesting BUFFALO solutions are in operation across the Scandinavian countries. This vehicle type, based on the proven Customized Body System (CBS), makes a significant contribution to airport safety. The Customized Body System [...]

As effective as it is beautiful: The new AT-STINGER

By | 14.12.2016|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Over the past five years, we have been fortunate enough to enjoy huge success in the UK - a previously ‘untapped’ municipal region for the Group. The UK Fire & Rescue Services have around 15% [...]

Tried and tested technology for any fire department – efficiency worldwide!

By | 06.12.2016|Municipal Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

Core module with tank and pre-installed pump unit The firefighting trucks of the AT series (Advanced Technology) demonstrate daily in countless operations why this series is so successful. Even so, the AT was [...]

Why we keep reinventing the aerial ladder

By | 12.10.2016|Aerials, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

One would think that rescuing people from heights is the same as it was decades ago. But far from it! The turntable ladders of today are much more tuned to the different requirements of fire [...]

Heavy rescue vehicles of the current design

By | 12.10.2016|Special Vehicles, Vehicles| 4 minutes read

Modern heavy rescue vehicles, or how oversized toolboxes turned into high-performance rescue vehicles. You often hear that the concept of the heavy rescue vehicle is a bit outdated. But current examples demonstrate ever more that [...]

The new PANTHER in the USA

By | 05.10.2016|ARFF Vehicles, Vehicles| 3 minutes read

The new PANTHER was presented to the public in the USA for the first time on unfamiliar terrain. It was months and years of hard effort - the result made up for it many times [...]